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Check out Japan’s museums and their specialized collections

See contemporary art in Gunma and Kanazawa

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Gunma

"There is that contemporary art museum in the middle of the mountain that is fabulous. It is managed by the Hara Museum, and hosts collections that do not fit in the mother museum based in Shinagawa (a wonderful place to visit...)”

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Contemporary art in Kanazawa

“Kanazawa is one of these romantic treasures that have survived time…. But there is another Kanazawa that deserves all your attention the contemporary Kanazawa. The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art is located next to the Kanazawa Castle and the Kenrokuen Garden in a round shape building of glass and cement.”

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Walk among art or make your own Cup Noodles

Beautifully landscaped park with wonderful art

“The Hakone Open-Air Museum is a beautiful landscape park with wonderful arts and the mountains as a backdrop. I recommend this as an unforgettable stop while exploring Hakone. We went there in the afternoon on the way back from our Hakone trip as it has been always my favorite Hakone spot. We stayed there for a couple of hours only this time, but we could have stayed longer.”

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Cupnoodles Museum in Yokohama

“If you are like me and you have an affinity for one of the best inventions ever bestowed upon mankind, yes, I’m talking about instant noodles, you will love hearing about this must-see, one of a kind museum! The Cupnoodles Museum in Yokohama is a tribute to this delicious meal, as well as to its founder Momofuku Ando.“

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Learn more about toys & anime in Tokyo

Tokyo Toy Museum

“Tokyo Toy Museum is a space full of wooden toys that are attractive for not only kids but also adults. There are traditional Japanese toys such as “koma” (spinning top), toys for playing house, board games, etc. if you don't know how to burn your children's calories, this is the place to go.”

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Suginami Animation Museum

“Excellent spot to learn about Japanese animation for free! … a wonderful 3-floored museum that all ages can go and enjoy. The museum often features an exhibition of different artists works periodically. The Suginami Animation Museum is a goldmine of interesting information for all kinds of people but especially for anime enthusiasts like me.”

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